Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Cross post! The Mr. J List on ForNerdyGirls.com

from Ava DuVernay's Instagram account
(Left to right: Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Mara Brock-Akil, Debbie Allen, Issa Rae)


Are you looking for TV shows, movies, web series, or podcasts starring colorful women? Here is a sample of titles that make The Mr. J List! (hosted on ForNerdyGirls.com)

Also, here is Women and Hollywood's list of 84 Films By and About Women of Color motivated by Ava DuVernay's call to action on Twitter.

If you'd like to add a title to The Mr. J List, then please leave a message in the comments, or tweet tweet us on Twitter at @mahlenasguide.

(Updates found on each genre's page: Television, Film, Web Series, Podcasts)


TELEVISION

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227

Abby

All of Us

All-American Girl

Are We There Yet?

Being Mary Jane

Black-ish

Cashmere Mafia

...


FILM

35 and Ticking

Akeelah and the Bee

And Then Came Love

The Associate

The Back-up Plan

Baggage Claim

B*A*P*S

Beauty Shop

Before Women Had Wings

Belle

Beloved

Bend It Like Beckham

Bessie

Beyond the Lights

The Bodyguard

Booty Call

Bringing Down the House

Brown Sugar

Carmen: A Hip Hopera

Catwoman

The Cell

Chasing Papi

Clara's Heart

Claudine

Colombiana

The Color Purple

Corinna, Corinna

CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story

...


WEB SERIES

Black Actress

Hello Cupid

The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

...


PODCASTS

Another Round

Black Girls Talking

Friends Like Us

...